Faust, Mephistopheles and the Poodle, 1828

  • Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798-1863
  • Charles Motte, French, 1785-1836

Lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Image (excluding letters): 9 1/4 × 8 1/4 inches (23.5 × 21 cm) Sheet: 16 1/8 × 11 7/8 inches (41 × 30.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund

63.3

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Tragedy
  • Literature (humanities)
  • Lithography
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Illustration (layout feature)
  • Man
  • Lithograph
  • Play
  • France
  • Devil
  • Faust
  • Dog

Partially stamped and partially inscribed in ink, upper right margin: Vu et approuve' | Paris [ ] 1828 | Le Chef de la Libraire | signature in ink: (J. Mazurie) ? DIA stamp in red, verso.

Inscribed, printed below image, lower left: Delacroix invt. et Lithog: Lower right: Lithog: de Ch: Motte a Paris. Lower center: Il grogne et n'ose vous aborder: Il se couche sur le ventre: | il remue la queue...

1963-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Eugène Delacroix, Faust, Mephistopheles and the Poodle, 1828, lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund, 63.3.